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A partnership between our staff and Marlborough District Council (MDC) saw a traditional teachers’ workshop evolve into something a little bit special this year. Community Ranger Wendy Sullivan explains how Marlborough students taught their teachers a thing or two about conservation.

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Powell Hut is being rebuilt to improve the structure and provide a better experience for visitors to Tararua Forest Park. Today on the blog we pay tribute to this Wairarapa icon.

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Thousands of New Zealand’s took up the challenge this Conservation Week and got involved in protecting our native flora, fauna, marine and freshwater spaces! From tree plantings to beach cleanups here is a small snapshot of what went on around the country last week.

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Spotless crakes/pūweto are a great indicator of the success of a wetland restoration. Ranger Rose has been monitoring pūweto in Waikato’s Peat Lakes where restoration work is being carried out.

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We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the thirteenth in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi).

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Friends of Mana Island are celebrating 20 years of restoration work this year. Today we would like to tip our hat to our long-term partners for their immense hard work and dedication to restoring Mana Island.

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The Milson Scout Troop of Palmerston North are on board with the Predator Free 2050 challenge, they are getting stuck in to ridding invasive predators from the Manawatu Gorge.

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